The Church in the Eye of the Hurricane

In the United States, there are disastrous conditions on many fronts. What is going on brings thoughts of divine retribution.  But is that what is really going on or not?

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What if the Bible Was Changed

Growing up in a Christian home, we had a lot of Bibles around.  We each had our own and there were others as well. I come from one of those families that only read the King James version.  It was the only Bible I’d ever read until I was an adult.  It wasn’t like we had discussions about other versions.  We weren’t told to not read them.  It was just what we had and what we read.  Little did I know that what I was reading was not real scripture.  It had been changed centuries earlier just so the church could make certain claims about jesus.   Continue reading “What if the Bible Was Changed”

Do You Feel Saved?

How much impact do your feelings have on your beliefs?  That is, do you believe a certain way because of how it makes you feel?  This is not as simple a question as it seems.  Many people find themselves in a certain belief system only because of some initial emotional response they encountered.    Continue reading “Do You Feel Saved?”

The World is Waking Up

All across the world, unexplainable things are happening.  If it hasn’t come to your neighborhood, it certainly will soon.

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The Reason for the Season

By now, you are probably quite close to being ready for the holidays. You’ve bought the gifts.  The menu is planned and preparations are well underway.  Many people like to remind us to remember the reason for the season.  It’s not about the tree or the lights.  Nor is it about Santa and the reindeer.  It’s about the birth of Jesus.  So let’s examine this a little.   Continue reading “The Reason for the Season”

So You Think Jesus is the Answer

Have you been looking for meaning in your life?  Do you want to find happiness?  Do you feel like something is missing?  Have you recently become a Christian or renewed you faith hoping to find happiness?   Continue reading “So You Think Jesus is the Answer”

Whatsoever You Ask

Jesus is credited with saying, “And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask anything in my name, that will I do. (John 14:13-14) So why are there Christians who suffer?  Why are so many of them poor?  How is it that their needs are not being met?  What is going on here? Continue reading “Whatsoever You Ask”